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Journalism Schools in Georgia

There are nine schools in the state of Georgia offering journalism programs. 559 students graduated from programs at Georgia journalism schools in 2010. 526 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 32 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 551 students graduate from programs in Georgia in journalism each year. This accounts for 3% of journalism students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in journalism, 526 with a bachelor's level degree, and 32 with a degree at the master's level.

Nine journalism schools are in Georgia. Out of these, two schools are private, while seven schools are public. While tuition at a public journalism school varies from $5,282 to $8,736, tuition at a private journalism school varies from $11,794 to $30,560.

Average tuition for programs in journalism is $10,779. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,282 each year, is at Savannah State University, while the highest tuition for journalism programs, which is $30,560 every year, is at Mercer University.

Georgia schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for journalism students.

Journalism Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 551 students graduate from programs in Georgia in journalism each year. This accounts for 3% of journalism students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in journalism, 526 with a bachelor's level degree, and 32 with a degree at the master's level.

Journalism Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 460
  • Bachelor 2007: 469
  • Bachelor 2008: 507
  • Bachelor 2009: 516
  • Bachelor 2010: 526
  • Master 2006: 22
  • Master 2007: 37
  • Master 2008: 36
  • Master 2009: 30
  • Master 2010: 32

Journalism Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of 12 programs in journalism. Of these programs, close to 83.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Journalism Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 1

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27450
  • 25th Percentile: 36270
  • Median: 58050
  • 75th Percentile: 85660
  • 90th Percentile: 164860

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18930
  • 25th Percentile: 25560
  • Median: 35590
  • 75th Percentile: 65880
  • 90th Percentile: 95580

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43130
  • Median Salary 2007: 54210
  • Median Salary 2008: 45480
  • Median Salary 2009: 55930
  • Median Salary 2010: 58050
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30100
  • Median Salary 2007: 31260
  • Median Salary 2008: 31060
  • Median Salary 2009: 34170
  • Median Salary 2010: 35590
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 890
  • Total Employed 2010: 760

Georgia vs National Journalism Employment

Georgia vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.106% (1070)

Journalism Schools in Georgia

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1. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1895. It is located in Fort Valley, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This research university offers subjects such as biology and computer science. Students are offered three associates level degrees, 32 bachelors level degrees, and six degrees at the masters level by this university. 3,728 students pursued degrees from the 37 programs at this university in 2010. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This university is one of 6 research universities in Georgia.

2. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is located in town of Carrollton, Georgia and it offers one program in journalism. UWG is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. UWG is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering journalism programs.

3. Savannah State University

3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404-5310
(912) 358-4778

Savannah State University is located in the suburbs of Savannah, Georgia and this school offers one journalism program. Overall, 4,080 students seek degrees in 27 programs at this school. SSU ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

4. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia offers three programs in journalism. More specifically, UGA offers students two bachelor's level journalism degrees and one degree at the master's level in journalism. UGA, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Athens, GA. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

5. Paine College

1235 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901-3182
(706) 821-8200

Paine College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA. It offers two programs in journalism. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in journalism. Paine is a historically black 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering journalism programs.

6. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College, which is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Albany, GA and this school offers one program in journalism. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering journalism.

7. Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210-4462
(478) 477-1110

Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1836. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. Wesleyan offers subjects including elementary education and business administration. This liberal arts college offers 42 degrees at the bachelors level and three masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 690 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

8. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is located in the center of Atlanta and Georgia State offers one program in journalism. Overall, 31,533 students pursue degrees in 175 programs at this university.

9. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University offers one program in journalism and Mercer, which is near the center of the city, is in Macon, GA. Mercer is a 4-year research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering journalism programs.

10. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Is in Milledgeville, GA and it offers one journalism program. It is a public 4-year institution. This liberal arts college ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

11. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University offers one journalism program and it is located in town of Statesboro, Georgia. 19,691 students pursue degrees in 102 programs at Georgia Southern, overall. GSU is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering journalism.